• Farewell to Programme Assistant, Ms. Hyoeun Kim

    In the words of Hyoeun Kim, “To write this article, I am now recalling my first field trip to the Hwaseong Wetlands, which happened soon after I had joined the Secretariat. During the trip, I watched Black-faced Spoonbills for the first time in my life, which helped me to understand the motivation for the work […]

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  • 8th Wetland Link International – Asia Conference (Part 2) held in the Philippines

    From 26th  to 29th July, 2022, The Ramsar Regional Center – East Asia (RRC-EA) and the Society for the Conservation of Philippine Wetlands (SCPW), in collaboration with the Wildfowl and Wetland Trust (WWT), Las Piñas – Parañaque Wetland Park (LPPWP), and with the support of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources, the ASEAN Center […]

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  • Chinese Crested Tern banded in Republic of Korea sighted in China

    The connection between RoK-breeding Critically Endangered Chinese Crested Tern and Shandong Province in China was proven. On 6 August 2022, a Chinese Crested Tern with a white leg flag marked “PA” was seen at Jiaozhou Bay of Qingdao, Shandong Province, China. When checked with Korean researchers it was confirmed the bird was banded on 3 […]

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  • Youth Think Tank Competition for EAA Flyway – 3rd Training Workshop focusing on Project Management

    On 6th – 7th August 2022, the Youth Think Tank Competition for the East-Asian Australasian Flyway (EAAF) had its 3rd training workshop aimed at equipping youth with skills necessary in the conservation field — Project Management. The 2-day In-depth workshop was led by Ms. Maaike Manten from BirdLife International, Trainer of Conservation Leadership Programme and […]

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  • “Black-faced Spoonbills Connecting Children to the Future of Wetlands Project” by Team SPOON

    Team SPOON, a youth group to protect the Endangered Black-faced Spoonbill and create a peaceful society by connecting people with nature, launched the “Black-faced Spoonbills Connecting Children to the Future of Wetlands Project” in earnest in May 2021. It was hoping to create a platform where the words of children, who are the main actors […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP Programme Concluded With Art Exhibition

    On 2nd September, the <Bird Meets Arts> Closing Reception hosted by the EAAFP Foundation and (Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC) took place in G Tower Gallery, Songdo, Incheon. The first and second exhibitions of <Bird Meets Arts> exhibitions with artwork made with marine debris by the artist and general public, were held from […]

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  • The first Conservation Status Review for East Asian – Australasian Flyway now published for stronger waterbirds conservation

    There is an urgent need for ensuring updated waterbird population status information in order to protect migratory waterbirds that use the East Asian – Australasian Flyway (EAAF), many of which are globally threatened. The findings are based on a new report, the first EAAF Conservation Status Review (CSR 1) contributes to Objective 3 of the […]

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  • First Upo Wetland Symposium held to promote harmony between birds and people

    The 1st Upo Wetland Harmony Symposium was successfully held in Changnyeong County, Ro Korea from 21st to 22nd April 2022. It was hosted by Changnyeong County, with the support from the EAAFP Secretariat with the National Institute of Ecology (NIE), Ramsar Regional Center- East Asia (RRC-EA), and Gyeongsangnamdo Ramsar Environmental Foundation (GREF). Local Project Coordinator of […]

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  • 11th Yakutat Tern Festival

    The 11th Yakutat Tern Festival took place from 2nd to 5th June, 2022, in the small southeast Alaska community of Yakutat, U.S.A., organized by Yakutat Nature Society (YNS). The festival was established in 2011 as a way for the community of Yakutat and visitors to celebrate the natural and cultural resources of Yakutat and to […]

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  • YSFAC X EAAFP PROJECT 2022 Bird Meets Arts 5th Education Program

    On August 4th, the fifth event of 2022 <Bird Meets Arts> ‘Imaginary Monster’ was successfully concluded. A cooperative project between the EAAFP Foundation and the Yeonsu Foundation for Arts and Culture (YSFAC), <Bird Meets Arts> aims to promote the importance of migratory waterbirds and habitat conservation and the potential of ecological arts through culture and […]

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